Agriculture & Natural Resources

Delaware Nutrient Management Certification Sessions

Upcoming Nutrient Management Certification Sessions

If you apply nutrients to 10 or more acres of land or have 8 or more animal units (an animal unit is equal to 1000 lbs of live weight) you need to be certified through the Nutrient Management Program.

The following is a brief summary of your certification needs:

  • Sessions should be taken in order.  For example, you should attend Session I before attending Session II. 
  • Poultry growers that do not land-apply nutrients (manure or fertilizer) will need to attend Session I and Session II.
  • Grain or vegetable producers that apply nutrients to crops will need to attend Session I, Session II and Session III.
  • Golf course personnel that apply nutrients only to their employer’s course need to attend Session I, Session II and Session III.
  • Lawn care company personnel that apply nutrients to clients lawns need to attend Session I, Session II, Session III and Session IV: Commercial Nutrient Handler
  • Livestock owners (cattle, horses and sheep) who do not land apply manure need to attend Session I and Session II

 

The University of Delaware will offer the following Nutrient Management certification sessions. 

Agriculture Sessions

Session I Location
 

July 11, 2017 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
 

July 11, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Kent County Cooperative ExtensionParadee Center69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session II Location
 

July 20, 2017 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
 

July 20, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Kent County Cooperative ExtensionParadee Center69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session III Location
 

July 25, 2017 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
 

July 25, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Kent County Cooperative ExtensionParadee Center69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session IV: Commercial Nutrient Handler Location
 

August 1, 2017 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session IV: Nutrient Consultant Location
 

August 1, 2017 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Commercial Nutrient Handler Exam Location
 

August 8, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Nutrient Consultant Exam Location
 

August 8, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901

Horticulture Sessions

Session I Location
 

November 30, 2017 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session II Location
 

November 30, 2017 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session III Location
 

December 7, 2017 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
Session IV: Commercial Nutrient Handler Location
 

December 7, 2017 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901
 Exam Location
 

December 14, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Kent County Cooperative Extension Paradee Center 69 Transportation Road Dover, Delaware 19901

 You will NOT be able receive continuing education credits by attending these sessions.

To register for the certification sessions please contact the Kent County Cooperative Extension Office at (302)730-4000.

Directions

Below are  directions to locations where Delaware Nutrient Management Certification Sessions are frequently held.

Delaware Department of Agriculture

Kent County Cooperative Extension Office